Umar Ali

Umar Ali is Verdict's specialist writer covering the offshore oil and gas industry.

All articles by Umar Ali

  1. Decommissioning on the UKCS: five revelations from the latest data

    Central North Sea is by far the costliest to decommission According to the OGA’s 2019 Decommissioning Estimate Cost Report the…
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    21 Oct
  2. ADNOC awards Lukoil 5% stake in Ghasha gas concession

    The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has awarded Russian oil and gas company Lukoil a 5% share in the…
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    16 Oct
  3. Equinor reports reduced costs at eight NCS projects, increases on four

    Norwegian energy company Equinor has reported cost changes in its projects on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS), with reductions at…
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    8 Oct
  4. CNPC withdraws from Iran’s South Pars gas project

    The China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) has withdrawn from a contract to develop phase 11 of the South Pars gas…
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    7 Oct
  5. OGCI launches series of large-scale CCUS initiatives

    The Oil and Gas Climate Initiative (OGCI) has announced a number of initiatives to facilitate carbon capture, use and storage…
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    23 Sep
  6. Saudi oil production halved by drone attacks on Aramco plants

    Saudi Arabia’s oil and gas production was halved following drone attacks on two major energy facilities owned by oil and…
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    16 Sep
  7. US House passes bills banning Atlantic and Pacific offshore drilling

    The US House of Representatives passed two bills on 11 September 2019 banning new offshore oil drilling off the Pacific…
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    12 Sep
  8. Equinor starts production from Snefrid Nord field on NCS

    Norwegian energy company Equinor and its partners have started production from the Snefrid Nord gas field in the Norwegian continental…
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    5 Sep
  9. OGTC to create Net Zero Solution Centre for UK North Sea

    The UK Oil and Gas Technology Centre (OGTC) has announced that it will create a Net Zero Solution Centre to…
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    3 Sep
  10. First contact: Using offshore technology to find life on Mars

    The offshore oil and gas industry and space exploration have very different goals, but the conditions faced are similar. Much…
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    2 Sep
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